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From: "Dmitry Torokhov" <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
To: "Dan Engel" <dan@sourceharvest.com>
Cc: "Jiri Kosina" <jkosina@suse.cz>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hid: add two led codes to hid input mapping
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 09:46:08 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <d120d5000704020646m6d8a14c9te6c69ff8b57fd79e@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1175520828.12355.84.camel@monica.engel.home>

On 4/2/07, Dan Engel <dan@sourceharvest.com> wrote:
>
> On a side note, I'm not sure why those input key events are there. The
> basic idea of the device is that you can switch KVM control back and
> forth, while keeping audio on a single computer (e.g., to listen to
> music), and at first I thought those key events were to feed audio
> controls through from the computer with KVM focus to the one with audio
> focus, so that if you're working on either computer you can adjust the
> volume, etc. However, the computer that does not have KVM focus will
> never receive these events, since switching KVM focus effectively
> disconnects the device completely from the computer.
>

* Pulled out of my behind idea *
It could be that the KVM allows you to limit or normalize volume
coming out of your speakers so that you don't get blasted with full
sound if switch from one box to another.

-- 
Dmitry

      reply	other threads:[~2007-04-02 13:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-01  2:56 Dan Engel
2007-04-01  9:01 ` Jiri Kosina
2007-04-01 14:57   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-04-01 17:43     ` Jiri Kosina
2007-04-02  3:28       ` Dan Engel
2007-04-02  4:04         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-04-02 10:14           ` Dan Engel
2007-04-02 13:06             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-04-02 13:33               ` Dan Engel
2007-04-02 13:46                 ` Dmitry Torokhov [this message]

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